Ways to Eat Healthy
“HOW” to eat:
“WHAT” to eat:
Everything you eat and drink over time matters.
The right choices can help you be healthier now and in the future.
Start with small changes to make healthier choices you can enjoy.
Use the My Plate suggestions to help find your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime.
MyPlate is a general guide to healthy eating. It is based on research about nutrition and health. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and has suggestions for what and how much people should eat, depending on their sex, age, and level of physical activity.
Interactive Plate Tool
Please tap on different food ingredients to see more detailed information.
Focus on whole fruits.
Grains, (like wheat, oats, and rice and legumes like peas & beans – Make at least half of the grains you eat whole grains).
Vary your veggies.
Go lean with protein.
Get your calcium-rich foods.
Go to choosemyplate.gov for more about this useful tool.